Fifth set of human remains found at diminishing Lake Mead Fifth set of human remains found at diminishing Lake Mead

Park rangers said skeletal remains were found around 8 p.m. Monday at the lake's Swim Beach area.

August 18, 2022, 2:40
Family of disabled La Puente boy who died after fall at school settles suit for $18 million Family of disabled La Puente boy who died after fall at school settles suit for $18 million

Moises Murillo died in 2017 after he fell out of a chair and severed his spinal cord. He was taken out of an adaptive stroller he was supposed to be in.

August 18, 2022, 3:18
Forward progress stopped on Castaic brush fire that threatened animal shelter Forward progress stopped on Castaic brush fire that threatened animal shelter

The Quail fire had grown to 50 acres Wednesday evening, L.A. County fire officials said.

August 18, 2022, 4:21
Police raid a metal recycling plant accused of endangering Jordan High students, neighbors Police raid a metal recycling plant accused of endangering Jordan High students, neighbors

The Los Angeles district attorney served a search warrant on a metal recycling plant that's been accused of endangering students at Jordan High School in Watts.

August 18, 2022, 4:54
FBI finds dozens of possible human-trafficking victims in California FBI finds dozens of possible human-trafficking victims in California

Operation Cross Country XII was held over the first two weeks of August and found over 200 victims countrywide, the FBI said.

August 18, 2022, 4:58
L.A. federal prison guard who had sex with inmate is sentenced for lying to investigators L.A. federal prison guard who had sex with inmate is sentenced for lying to investigators

Abel Concho pleaded guilty to one count of making false statements. He knew that sex with an inmate cannot be considered consensual, prosecutors said.

August 18, 2022, 7:05
Column: California had a nearly $100-billion surplus this year. We don't need to raise taxes with Prop. 30 Column: California had a nearly $100-billion surplus this year. We don't need to raise taxes with Prop. 30

The tax hike proposed in Proposition 30 would be imposed on personal incomes exceeding $2 million a year, raising up to $5 billion annually, according to the Legislative Analyst's Office.

August 18, 2022, 14:00
It was once the nation's largest trash heap. Now it'll be an inspirational L.A. County park It was once the nation's largest trash heap. Now it'll be an inspirational L.A. County park

About 142 acres of the 1,356-acre Puente Hills Landfill, once the nation's largest trash heap, will be the county's first regional park in 30 years.

August 18, 2022, 14:00
Some see L.A. as a composting 'laggard.' Are Angelenos ready to change that? Some see L.A. as a composting 'laggard.' Are Angelenos ready to change that?

Los Angeles is moving ahead with a program to separate food waste from trash, an effort to spare landfills and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

August 18, 2022, 14:00
Here's where California's cliffs are collapsing into the sea the fastest Here's where California's cliffs are collapsing into the sea the fastest

A new study pinpoints erosion hot spots along the entire California coast — and found that cliffs in Northern California are disappearing the fastest.

August 18, 2022, 14:00